Dr. Puneet Batra
Principal, Professor, and Head
Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
Manav Rachna Dental College
The future of Dentistry lies in technology and innovation, which are our top priorities at Manav Rachna Dental College and Hospital.
MRDC is a distinguished institution dedicated to achieving global standards in dental education and patient care. At MRDC, we take immense pride in our state-of-the-art infrastructure, research-oriented curriculum, and cutting-edge equipment. These hallmarks define our college and provide our students with a conducive learning environment.
One of our greatest assets is our highly trained and dedicated team of faculty members. They bring their expertise, passion, and commitment to the forefront, ensuring our students receive the highest quality education. With their guidance and support, our students are well-prepared to excel in their chosen fields of dentistry.
In line with our vision for comprehensive growth, MRDC has signed various Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with international and national universities. These collaborations aim to broaden the mindset and enhance the growth of our students across different areas of dentistry. We prioritize providing our students with ample opportunities to engage with experts and professionals in the dental industry. To this end, MRDC organizes national and international conferences on a regular basis. It allows our students to expand their horizons and develop critical thinking.
At MRDC, we provide our students with an exceptional educational experience, nurturing their skills, and preparing them for success. I warmly invite aspiring students to join MRDC and experience excellence firsthand. A transformative journey awaits you.
About Our Principal
Dr. Puneet Batra is an MDS in Orthodontics from the prestigious AIIMS New Delhi. He serves as the Principal Incharge and Cleft Orthodontist at Global Hospital and Research Centre Mt Abu Rajasthan, as well as Sant Parmanand Hospital, National Heart Institute, and Max Hospital New Delhi. He is the recipient of the PP Jacob Award and the JG Kannapan Award by the Indian Orthodontic Society. He has been awarded the prestigious Commonwealth scholarship at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children London, as well as the TC White award at Dundee Dental School Scotland. He is an Morth from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and an FFD Orth from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He is a Diplomate of the Indian Board of Orthodontics (DIBO), holds a DNB in Orthodontics and has completed PG Diplomas in Hospital Management, Medico Legal Systems, and Oral Implantology. He has more than 125 publications in peer-reviewed national and international journals. He has lectured extensively in India and abroad as an invited speaker. He served as the Past President of the Indian Society of Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies in 2019-20. Additionally, he has received training in artificial intelligence with DRDO and serves as a central government nominee to DCI (Dental Council of India).